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Harris, James : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City

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liquor and then he told - witness is under sentence of this Court to 12 months in jail for resisting Officer Seal and attempting to shoot him Shafer Wiley was present in Jail and also heard the Conversation between the parties.

Shafer Wiley sworn deposed that he did not hear the Conversation between Denay & the prisoners and George. Witness is under sentence of this court for 12 months for striking a man with a sling shot.

Austin Beine sworn deposed that he did not buy any sugar from the negro George and either of the negro prisoners. Witness had three barrels of sugar on hand at the time.

Coleman Harris a free negro and a brother of the prisoners Charles and James Harris sworn deposed that the evening of the day on which the Harris' were arrested the negro George said that the prisoners James Harris & Charles Harris knew nothing about the robbery. George said that he had out run the police.

Martha Slaughter sworn deposed that she heard the witness George say that Charles & James knew nothing about the robbery, that the Officers had run him, Jno Logan & Henry Winston damned hard. Witness lives next door to the Harris'.